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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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[Asia, India] Beyond Disclaimers, No More Drinking, Smoking In ‘UA’ Films: CBFC

Says the CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihlani, “ Merely putting a ticker warning at some remote corner of the screen whenever there is smoking or drinking shown, is not enough any more. We feel the superstars who are followed by millions and who set an examp
The Quint (in)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:29
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[India] Fortify, scale-up life-saving tobacco control measures across SE Asia Region

More people than ever before are covered by life-saving tobacco control policies, including in the South-East Asia Region. That’s one of the findings of a new WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, which documents how 63% of the world’s population is
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, India] GST impact on cigarettes: Wills Classic, Gold Flake, Navy Cut prices to increase after hike in cess

A week after the GST Council raised the cess on cigarettes over the peak rate of 28 per cent, ITC increased cigarette prices by 4 to 8 per cent on as many as 25 different pack sizes and variants. Smokers will now have to shell out more for brands like Cla
Business Today (in)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, Nepal] CHAPAGAI: Where there’s smoke / Plain packaging is expected to limit and reduce the attractiveness of cigarettes

in order to implement plain packaging and make Nepal a tobacco-free country, the government should start work to prepare a policy. The government can provide cash incentives and agricultural inputs to tobacco farmers to encourage them to switch to growing
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:29
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[Asia] Smoking in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study in China [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most of smoking women quit smoking after they became pregnant. Tailored intervention programs to reduce smoking in pregnant women should focus on those with higher education level, from rural areas, and pregnant women whose mothers-in-law smoke.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:15
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[Asia, India] Indore: Tobacco consumption in teenagers reduced by at least 6 pc: Survey

Dr Dilip Kumar Acharya informed that lately the consumption of tobacco is going down and awareness about its bad effects on health is increasing, which has been proved by the results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 and the report is very enc
Free Press Journal (in)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:20
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[Asia] WICKRAMASINGHE: World tobacco outlook and Sri Lankan experience

One size does not fit all. Sri Lanka was reportedly considering further extensions to its existing ban on public space smoking to private hotels and establishments, sales bans in proximity to areas patronized by minors – but what real purpose do these ser
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jul 24, 2017 21:34
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[Asia] Marlboro for every man: how one tobacco giant is luring youth to smoke in India

In official letters and face-to-face meetings, he told them India's tobacco control laws barred such public advertising and promotion of cigarettes. That included the Indian arm of Philip Morris International Inc, the world's largest publicly traded toba
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 24, 2017 18:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Implementation of tobacco control policies in WHO SEARO member countries to be evaluated

Regional director for WHO SEARO, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, in the press release, said gathering high-quality information on tobacco usage and policy implementation is critical for governments to promote health, save health care costs and identify tobacc
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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